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The West Reading Community Revitalization Foundation meeting that was originally scheduled for Thursday, May 21, 2015 has been postponed. The meeting will be held on Thursday, May  28, 2015 at 7:00 pm at West Reading Borough Hall.


May 19th - Election Day
May 23 to May 25th - Pool open Memorial Day weekend
May 30th & May 31st - Pool open for the weekend
June 6th - Pool opens for the summer
June 15th - Summer Playground begins
June 20th - Art on the Avenue
June 20th - Flea Market
July 4th - Celebrating 4th of July (12pm to 8pm) - at the pool ONLY
July 10th, 17th, 24th, 31stMoonlight Swim
August 4th - National Night Out
August 7thSummer Playground ends
August 31st to August 4th - Pool closed for the week
September 5th to Monday, September 7th - Pool open Labor Day weekend
September 7th - Doggie Swim Day (5:00PM - 6:30PM)
September 12th - Tons of Trucks
September 19th - Flea Market
October 16th - Harvest Hayride 
October 17th - Harvest Hayride
November 7th - Mother Son Dance
December 4th - Tree Lighting
December 18th - Christmas Decorating Contest judging

4th of July

Due to the festivities at the Greater Governor Mifflin Community Days we will not be having fireworks this year!


West Reading Borough is currently in need of volunteers to serve on the Vacancy Board and Zoning Hearing Board. Borough residents who are interested in serving on any of theseBoards are asked to submit a letter of interest to:

Richard J. Sichler, Borough Manager
Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611


To learn more about the program and to register click on the CodeRED logo below.

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If you know of anyone who hasn't registered to receive the CodeREDâ„¢ alerts, and they live in West Reading, please encourage them to do so.


Frequently Asked Questions

Important Information from Western Berks Water Authority

In case of a water related emergency and to get up to date information on the water advisory, please go to and click on the "water advisory" link.

If you have any questions or concerns for the borough manager (Richard Sichler), please send your email to  




Upcoming Event

Memorial Day - Office Closed
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The Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611
Office: 610-374-8273
Fax: 610-374-8419
E:mail: webmaster
Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.